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Create your Best Startup Pitch Deck

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We are providing you a snapshot of how to create your best Startup Pitch Deck. Communicating your message with clarity is everything. Given that you have limited time to present and captivate investors, presenting with passion, simplicity and power is paramount. We suggest that you organize your pitch deck in the following order as a general guideline. Remember,…

SBI Launches an Exclusive Branch for Startups Called InCube

The branch was inaugurated by SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya in the presence of Mohandas Pai, G.V.Ravishankar (Sequoia) and other industry relevant people from the industry. Adding a comment on the development, SBI Chairman, Bhattacharya said, “SBI is striving to make its structure more amenable to the requirements of startups. We want to be a part of…

Bessemer Venture Partners raises $1.6B for new global fund

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Global venture capital and growth capital investor Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) has raised $1.6 billion for its ninth fund BVP IX, the company said in a blog. The firm will focus on its current sectors along with exploring new areas of opportunity. BVP invests across sectors like consumer, internet, enterprise technology, mobile, cyber security, cloud…

Nexus Raised its fund to accelerate more startups in the next batch!!!


Nexus Venture Partners is in talks with limited partners to raise $400 million for its next new fund.  “They (Nexus) have been pre-marketing the new fund since late last year. It has a soft target of $400 million. Given the heightened interest in India, they may raise more,” said a person familiar with the matter….

Sol Primero to invest up to $250K each in over half-a-dozen tech startups this year

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Early-stage proprietary investment firm Sol Primero plans to back around half a dozen tech startups in India this year with anywhere between Rs 30 lakh to Rs 1.5 crore ($48,000- $252,000) each, a top executive of the firm told. It had recently invested an undisclosed amount in Bangalore-based Findulum Techlabs Pvt Ltd, which offers a mobile…

Villgro Innovations invests in seven social enterprises


Villgro funds and incubates early-stage, for-profit social enterprises that have significant impact on the lives of India’s poor. Social enterprise incubator Villgro Innovations has picked seven new companies operating in the healthcare, energy, agriculture and education sectors for its second set of incubation and funding programme. Based out of Chennai, Villgro funds and incubates early-stage,…

Villgro raises $3.2M from Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to back education startups

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Social enterprise incubator Villgro Innovations has raised Rs 20 crore (over $3.2 million) from Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF) for incubating and funding education startups, according to a company spokesperson. Through this programme, the incubator plans to fund and mentor about a dozen startups operating in the school education and skills training space, across…

Woooowww!!! : 4 fastest growing startup cities in the world are Asian countries


Here’s new evidence that Asian cities are the fastest growing tech startup hubs in the world. Beijing, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Bangalore occupy the top four ranks in terms of the rate at which VC deals are being made, according to new data compiled by research firm CB Insights. It compared tech deals made in the…

Infosys to Create USD 250M “Innovate in India Fund” to Support Startups


Infosys Ltd plans to invest USD 250 million (INR 1,554 crore) in “Innovate In India Fund”, aimed at supporting startups and new ideas. The funding plan was announced by Infosys Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Vishal Sikka in a meeting with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, as according to a The Hindu report. Infosys’ Innovate…